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A Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) nationwide evaluation study reveals that CHIP has successfully expanded coverage for uninsured children, therefore improving their access to care and...more
The U.S. Physician & Payer Forum report entitled Healthcare Reform and Behavioral Health: Impact of Health Exchanges and Medicaid Expansion on Prescribing for Schizophrenia, Major Depression, and...more
The National Health Service Corps is sponsoring a grant program which offers loan repayments to medical students (MD and DO) who are in their last year of school.
In order to be eligible for the...more
According to a group of researchers from Indiana University School of Medicine, common hypothermic drugs such as ibuprofen and naproxen, when taken by sick children, could greatly expose them to...more
A new Commonwealth Fund scorecard presents the first state-by-state comparison of health care experiences of Americans.
The scorecard finds low-income individuals in top performing states are...more
A report by the Criminal Justice and Health Collaboration Project documents information sharing between criminal justice and healthcare communities may possibly boost public safety and health...more
The Rhode Island Office of Primary Care and Rural Health has announced its Rhode Island J-1 Visa Waiver Program offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who are serving for three years in an...more
The Department of Health and Human Services released a report that finds that Texas consumers will see increased competition in the health insurance marketplace. This results to new and affordable...more
Older consumers who are not yet entitled to get Medicare are more likely to pay the 2014 penalty rather than purchase health coverage.
A new research from HealthPocket and Deft Research learned...more
The Indianapolis market is in a major transition as it implements key initiatives of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), including accountable care organizations and Medicaid eligibility...more